Carrier Tape > Homogenous PS+C Type P Carrier Tape

Advantek’s PS+C (polystyrene plus carbon) carrier tape is a specially modified static dissipative polystyrene offering good strength and stability over time and temperature variations for a limited range of tape designs. This material is suitable for high volume (>1Million meters per year) carrier tapes at pre-determined standard reel lengths. The P material offers exceptional protection at a lower cost than our standard C material. It is currently available in 0.30mm thickness.

 

Homogenous PS+C Carrier Tape Material Properties
  Type P Test Method
Standard Thickness 0.30mm  
Specific Gravity 1.06 g/cc ASTM D-792
Elongation LD 90% ASTM D-882 [5]
Tensile Strength LD 3840 psi ASTM D-882 [5]

Vicat Softening
>95°C
(203°F)
ASTM D-1525
Surface Resistivity <1012 ≥ 105 ohms/square ASTM D-257
Static Dissipative per
EIA 541

Note: The values presented for this product are typical laboratory data and may be changed without notice.

Shelf Life and Storage

We recommend that Advantek PS+C carrier tapes be used within 2 years from the date of manufacture. Store this product in its original packaging in a climate-controlled environment where temperature ranges from 21°C +/- 17°C (70°F +/- 30°F). This product is not affected by humidity. Allow the product to stabilize at room temperature prior to use.

Camber

The Advantek Homogeneous PS+C series meets the EIA-481 standard for camber that is not greater than 1mm in 250 linear milimeters. For 8mm to 24mm carrier tape in the level wind format, the camber will not be greater than 2mm in 250 linear millimeters.

Cover Tape Compatibility
MATERIAL ABx HUB HUC HUD HUE PUA APC
P Type (Polystyrene) X X X X X X X


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